Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 20,685 22,906 29,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.86% 14.37% 15.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.34% 14.89% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16,963 19,202 25,607
England median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 155,094 153,802 182,428
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.48% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 127,133 128,247 154,864
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in England over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 8,617 £48,500 -3.00% 776
South East -2 3,665 £37,500 +2.74% 382
North of England 0 3,448 £37,500 +7.14% 425
Midlands 0 2,181 £35,000 -6.67% 271
North West -3 1,629 £37,500 +7.14% 232
Yorkshire -4 1,604 £39,000 +11.43% 163
West Midlands +3 1,520 £35,000 -4.82% 166
East of England -2 1,502 £37,500 +4.17% 176
South West -1 1,287 £35,000 - 152
East Midlands -6 661 £35,000 -12.50% 100
North East -4 216 £35,000 +2.94% 30
South Coast - 3 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 5,791 (28.00%) Finance
2 5,400 (26.11%) SQL
3 4,593 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
4 4,110 (19.87%) Microsoft
5 3,638 (17.59%) Windows
6 3,418 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
7 2,781 (13.44%) Business Analysis
8 2,705 (13.08%) Degree
9 2,695 (13.03%) Problem-Solving
10 2,476 (11.97%) ITIL
11 2,203 (10.65%) SQL Server
12 2,129 (10.29%) Active Directory
13 2,089 (10.10%) Microsoft Office
14 2,011 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
15 1,931 (9.34%) Microsoft Excel
16 1,789 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
17 1,550 (7.49%) QA
18 1,425 (6.89%) Test Automation
19 1,404 (6.79%) Analytics
20 1,377 (6.66%) SDLC
21 1,358 (6.57%) Project Management
22 1,357 (6.56%) Retail
23 1,349 (6.52%) Scrum
24 1,257 (6.08%) Windows Server
25 1,253 (6.06%) Oracle
26 1,243 (6.01%) Data Analysis
27 1,237 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
28 1,204 (5.82%) Banking
29 1,140 (5.51%) User Stories
30 1,096 (5.30%) Office 365

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 643 (3.11%) MS Exchange
2 620 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 332 (1.61%) IIS
4 331 (1.60%) Confluence
5 324 (1.57%) SAS
6 208 (1.01%) Skype for Business
7 196 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 156 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 138 (0.67%) CMS
10 115 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 105 (0.51%) Apache
12 93 (0.45%) WebSphere
13 85 (0.41%) Tomcat
14 77 (0.37%) WebLogic
15 66 (0.32%) JBoss
16 54 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
17 52 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 46 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
19 43 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
20 39 (0.19%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2,089 (10.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1,931 (9.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 559 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 496 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 174 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
6 162 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 118 (0.57%) SPSS
8 19 (0.092%) Photoshop
9 18 (0.087%) Acrobat
10 15 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 12 (0.058%) Stata
12 7 (0.034%) AutoCAD
12 7 (0.034%) CATIA
12 7 (0.034%) Chatbot
12 7 (0.034%) Mingle
13 4 (0.019%) Siemens NX
14 3 (0.015%) EViews
14 3 (0.015%) InDesign
14 3 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
14 3 (0.015%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 218 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 211 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 164 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
4 154 (0.74%) NetSuite
5 123 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
6 89 (0.43%) SAP SD
7 80 (0.39%) SAP CO
7 80 (0.39%) SAP FI
8 78 (0.38%) SAP ERP
9 76 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
10 69 (0.33%) Elite 3E
10 69 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
11 60 (0.29%) SAP MM
12 58 (0.28%) Markit EDM
13 54 (0.26%) SAP PP
14 53 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
15 50 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
15 50 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 48 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
17 41 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1,096 (5.30%) Office 365
2 583 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 369 (1.78%) SaaS
4 314 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
5 207 (1.00%) Google Analytics
6 115 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
7 101 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 84 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
9 66 (0.32%) Mimecast
10 63 (0.30%) IaaS
11 54 (0.26%) PaaS
12 37 (0.18%) Slack
13 35 (0.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 35 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 33 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
15 31 (0.15%) AdWords
16 29 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
17 27 (0.13%) GitHub
18 26 (0.13%) Force.com
18 26 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 933 (4.51%) Firewall
2 547 (2.64%) TCP/IP
3 512 (2.48%) LAN
4 480 (2.32%) WAN
5 457 (2.21%) DNS
6 363 (1.75%) VPN
7 322 (1.56%) Network Security
8 294 (1.42%) DHCP
8 294 (1.42%) Internet
9 231 (1.12%) VoIP
10 207 (1.00%) SAN
11 188 (0.91%) Skype
12 155 (0.75%) Wireless
13 134 (0.65%) HTTP
14 131 (0.63%) SMS
15 124 (0.60%) Intranet
16 122 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
17 115 (0.56%) SSL
18 114 (0.55%) VLAN
19 99 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,203 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 832 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 740 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
4 604 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 536 (2.59%) Power BI
6 448 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 386 (1.87%) Big Data
8 315 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
9 303 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 244 (1.18%) QlikView
11 231 (1.12%) MySQL
12 228 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
13 181 (0.88%) Oracle Database
14 173 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
15 165 (0.80%) Hadoop
16 155 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
17 132 (0.64%) Data Mining
18 124 (0.60%) RDBMS
19 119 (0.58%) MS Access
20 107 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 954 (4.61%) JIRA
2 767 (3.71%) Selenium
3 333 (1.61%) Cucumber
4 252 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 244 (1.18%) WebDriver
6 204 (0.99%) Visual Studio
7 195 (0.94%) SoapUI
8 136 (0.66%) SpecFlow
9 131 (0.63%) Jenkins
10 125 (0.60%) Git (software)
11 95 (0.46%) HP UFT
12 85 (0.41%) JMeter
13 74 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 66 (0.32%) Subversion
15 64 (0.31%) LoadRunner
16 60 (0.29%) Eclipse
17 52 (0.25%) JUnit
18 49 (0.24%) Maven
19 47 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
19 47 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5,791 (28.00%) Finance
2 1,357 (6.56%) Retail
3 1,204 (5.82%) Banking
4 826 (3.99%) Marketing
5 794 (3.84%) Legal
6 743 (3.59%) Law
7 517 (2.50%) Manufacturing
8 498 (2.41%) Advertising
9 431 (2.08%) Front Office
10 397 (1.92%) Telecoms
11 373 (1.80%) Back Office
12 357 (1.73%) Investment Banking
13 278 (1.34%) Games
14 186 (0.90%) Billing
15 169 (0.82%) Financial Institution
16 160 (0.77%) Publishing
17 108 (0.52%) French Language
18 106 (0.51%) Automotive
19 83 (0.40%) German Language
20 82 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,002 (4.84%) .NET
2 520 (2.51%) XML
3 500 (2.42%) HTML
4 412 (1.99%) Web Services
5 312 (1.51%) CSS
6 219 (1.06%) SOAP
7 213 (1.03%) ASP.NET
8 175 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
9 170 (0.82%) Middleware
10 152 (0.73%) REST
11 117 (0.57%) .NET Framework
12 110 (0.53%) JSON
13 106 (0.51%) Gherkin
14 92 (0.44%) RESTful
15 90 (0.44%) Mason
16 88 (0.43%) AngularJS
17 80 (0.39%) jQuery
18 74 (0.36%) HTML5
19 71 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
20 64 (0.31%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3,418 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
2 936 (4.53%) Management Information System
3 804 (3.89%) Computer Science
4 751 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
5 481 (2.33%) User Experience
6 387 (1.87%) Fintech
7 333 (1.61%) Data Centre
8 292 (1.41%) Derivative
9 270 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 270 (1.31%) Mobile App
10 230 (1.11%) Equities
11 197 (0.95%) Fixed Income
12 196 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
13 184 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
14 180 (0.87%) Blackberry
14 180 (0.87%) Data Structures
14 180 (0.87%) iPhone
15 179 (0.87%) Driving Licence
16 174 (0.84%) Hedge funds
17 132 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3,638 (17.59%) Windows
2 1,257 (6.08%) Windows Server
3 1,013 (4.90%) Windows 7
4 978 (4.73%) Linux
5 726 (3.51%) Windows 10
6 721 (3.49%) Unix
7 508 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 505 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 191 (0.92%) Android
10 178 (0.86%) Windows 8
11 153 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 145 (0.70%) Apple iOS
13 122 (0.59%) Windows XP
14 98 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 98 (0.47%) Solaris
15 64 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 55 (0.27%) AIX
16 55 (0.27%) Mac OS
17 44 (0.21%) CentOS
18 30 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,593 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
2 2,781 (13.44%) Business Analysis
3 2,695 (13.03%) Problem-Solving
4 2,476 (11.97%) ITIL
5 2,011 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 1,789 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
7 1,425 (6.89%) Test Automation
8 1,404 (6.79%) Analytics
9 1,377 (6.66%) SDLC
10 1,358 (6.57%) Project Management
11 1,349 (6.52%) Scrum
12 1,243 (6.01%) Data Analysis
13 1,237 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
14 1,140 (5.51%) User Stories
15 1,043 (5.04%) Waterfall
16 1,028 (4.97%) CRM
17 990 (4.79%) Information Security
18 894 (4.32%) ERP
19 880 (4.25%) Change Management
20 747 (3.61%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5,400 (26.11%) SQL
2 1,069 (5.17%) C#
3 1,050 (5.08%) Java
4 677 (3.27%) Python
5 639 (3.09%) JavaScript
6 611 (2.95%) T-SQL
7 451 (2.18%) VBA
8 425 (2.05%) PowerShell
9 310 (1.50%) R
10 294 (1.42%) PL/SQL
11 258 (1.25%) C
12 233 (1.13%) C++
13 207 (1.00%) VB
14 168 (0.81%) Shell Script
15 163 (0.79%) PHP
16 159 (0.77%) Bash Shell
17 132 (0.64%) Ruby
18 131 (0.63%) Perl
19 128 (0.62%) VB.NET
20 103 (0.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2,705 (13.08%) Degree
2 765 (3.70%) ISEB
3 547 (2.64%) Security Cleared
4 510 (2.47%) CISSP
5 454 (2.19%) ISTQB
6 395 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 344 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
8 313 (1.51%) SC Cleared
9 299 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
10 288 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
11 280 (1.35%) CISM
12 222 (1.07%) CCNA
13 208 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 183 (0.88%) CISA
15 169 (0.82%) MCSE
16 162 (0.78%) CEH
17 143 (0.69%) MCP
18 125 (0.60%) MCSA
19 119 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 117 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,550 (7.49%) QA
2 828 (4.00%) SLA
3 538 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 506 (2.45%) Data Quality
5 459 (2.22%) PMO
6 323 (1.56%) GDPR
7 265 (1.28%) PCI DSS
8 137 (0.66%) COBIT
9 123 (0.59%) MiFID
10 113 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 56 (0.27%) Solvency II
12 34 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
13 31 (0.15%) ISO 9001
13 31 (0.15%) PSD2
14 29 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 28 (0.14%) EMIR
16 23 (0.11%) IFRS
17 22 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 20 (0.097%) ISO 22301
18 20 (0.097%) SEPA
System Software
1 2,129 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 471 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 272 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 123 (0.59%) XenApp
5 76 (0.37%) vSphere
6 75 (0.36%) Docker
7 55 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 53 (0.26%) XenDesktop
9 52 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
10 43 (0.21%) DFS Replication
10 43 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
11 35 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
12 28 (0.14%) Snort
13 24 (0.12%) Firmware
14 23 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 23 (0.11%) Terminal Services
15 18 (0.087%) VMware Workstation
16 17 (0.082%) XenServer
17 16 (0.077%) Terminal Server
18 15 (0.073%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 451 (2.18%) SCCM
2 122 (0.59%) SCOM
3 104 (0.50%) Nessus
4 96 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 72 (0.35%) Backup Exec
6 67 (0.32%) HP ALM
7 65 (0.31%) QRadar
8 51 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
9 48 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 38 (0.18%) AirWatch
11 37 (0.18%) Nagios
11 37 (0.18%) WSUS
12 34 (0.16%) Puppet
13 33 (0.16%) Ansible
14 31 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 28 (0.14%) RSA Security Analytics
16 27 (0.13%) vCenter Server
17 24 (0.12%) CSIRT
17 24 (0.12%) OpenVAS
18 23 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 4,110 (19.87%) Microsoft
2 1,253 (6.06%) Oracle
3 971 (4.69%) SAP
4 851 (4.11%) VMware
5 738 (3.57%) Cisco
6 683 (3.30%) Citrix
7 583 (2.82%) Tableau
8 494 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
9 413 (2.00%) HP
10 365 (1.76%) Google
11 289 (1.40%) ServiceNow
12 233 (1.13%) Adobe
13 228 (1.10%) IBM
14 193 (0.93%) Splunk
15 189 (0.91%) Apple
16 177 (0.86%) iManage
17 169 (0.82%) Capita
18 157 (0.76%) SolarWinds
19 142 (0.69%) Remedy
20 135 (0.65%) Sage